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Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 20

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 144

White Collar Crime in Georgia

White Collar Crime in Georgia

Addresses issues common to fraud, public corruption and other white collar crime cases. By The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC.

http://whitecollarcrimeingeorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 20

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year
    [Photo of Kevin Trudeau from Wikipedia]     Did you hear the news about the sentencing of former television informercial spokesman Kevin Trudeau?  According to published news reports, Trudeau has beensentenced to…
  • Dec 17

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle
    [American Hustle Movie Poster From Wikipedia]As a former federal prosecutor and, currently, as an Augusta, Georgia criminal defense lawyer, I love books and movies about courtrooms and crime.What is your favorite movie about white collar…
  • Sep 19

    Former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay Wins Appeal

    Former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay Wins Appeal
    [Tom DeLay's photo from "Dancing With the Stars" from wikipedia]Did you hear the news? According to various news reports, a Texas appellate court has set aside the money laundering conviction of former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay. You may…
Rank this Week: 213

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers minimum wage and tip credit in Georgia. By Buckley Beal LLP.

http://www.overtimelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 13

    Errors in classifying workers as exempt or non-exempt may violate the FLSA

    Errors in classifying workers as exempt or non-exempt may violate the FLSA
    As companies and employers begin preparation for the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) amendments to take effect, the incidence of wage and hour lawsuits continues to rise.  Most often, this occurs when employers fail to pay their…
  • Sep 5

    Atlanta University to Implement New FLSA Rule

    Atlanta University to Implement New FLSA Rule
    A recent report from Emory University in Atlanta notes that the school is preparing to implement the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations.  These amendments increase the salary threshold that must be met before workers can be…
  • Aug 31

    When Are Workers Exempt from Overtime?

    When Are Workers Exempt from Overtime?
    As many are aware, amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will take effect this January.  One of the critical changes is the increase in the salary threshold, which will make many more workers eligible for overtime pay. By…
Rank this Week: 363

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    What to do if you are directly solicited for a lawyer after a crash

    What to do if you are directly solicited for a lawyer after a crash
    This morning on her way to work, a paralegal in our office was injured when someone rear-ended her car on the way to work. When she was waiting for a CT scan in the hospital emergency department, she sent us a text reporting that she had…
  • Aug 31

    TV law firm “settlement mills” blasted in legal ethics journal

    TV law firm “settlement mills” blasted in legal ethics journal
    Lawyers and paralegals who had previously worked at personal injury firms that advertise heavily on television, billboards and bus placards have told me many tales about the business model of those firms. They have told me how lawyers may be…
  • Aug 29

    16 Ways to Overcome the Independent Contractor Defense

    16 Ways to Overcome the Independent Contractor Defense
    Effective representation of the plaintiff in a case of serious injury or wrongful death often requires that counsel overcome an “independent contractor” defense.  That frequently involves solving a shell…
Rank this Week: 358

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Aug 22

    Page Pate quoted on CNN about constitutional challenge to death penalty in Texas case

    Page Pate quoted on CNN about constitutional challenge to death penalty in Texas case
    Constitutional law expert Page Pate is quoted by CNN in the story of Jeffrey Wood’s recent stay of execution by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Wood was the driver… read more → The post Page Pate quoted on CNN about…
  • Aug 3

    New IRS Policy on Returning Money from “Structuring” Violation

    New IRS Policy on Returning Money from “Structuring” Violation
    The federal government recently changed its policy for seizing money that was deposited by otherwise innocent individuals and business owners through alleged “structuring violations.” (The term “structuring” refers to…
  • Jul 15

    Alton Sterling Shot by Police

    Alton Sterling Shot by Police
    Attorney Page Pate appears on CNN Newsroom to review the facts of the shooting death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge. Page explains why this case represents a clear example… read more → The post Alton Sterling Shot by Police…
Rank this Week: 414

Page Perry LLC Blog

Page Perry LLC Blog

Covers securities broker abuses, early retirement scams, elder abuses, subprime mortages, collateralized debt obligations, and annuities.

http://www.pageperry.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?
    Cynk is a social network company that has no revenue, no assets, and no profits. Until last week, it was the hottest stock on Wall Street, according to a Business Insider report by Hunter Walker and Julia La Roche (July 14, 2014).  Its…
  • Jul 14

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint
    By law, a broker has to recommend suitable investments. To be considered suitable, an investment should align with the client’s investment objectives. Dumping all client funds into a single foreign stock, despite the client’s low…
  • Jun 13

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny
    The problem of conflicts of interest for pension advisers attracted Congressional attention, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Dan Fitzpatrick  (June 9, 2014).  U.S. Representative George Miller (D., Calif.) has written…
Rank this Week: 301

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Covers auto accidents in Georgia.

http://www.awjlaw.com/Marietta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 25

    Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer
    While injury-related accidents are sometimes able to be resolved by private individuals and insurance companies, that is not always the case. And even when it is possible to resolve an injury-causing accident without legal…
  • Sep 23

    Whirlpool Microwave Recall

    Whirlpool Microwave Recall
    If you find yourself heating up popcorn for movie night, make sure to be extra careful if you own a Whirpool microwave. In late August, Whirpool announced a recall on one of their hooded combination microwaves. The reason for the recall…
  • Sep 19

    Super Lawyers 2017

    Super Lawyers 2017
    The Jones & Swanson family works as a team with the goal of providing the best counsel and outcome for our clients. We are proud to announce that this dedication has led to two Super Lawyers list awards this year. Attorney Andrew…
Rank this Week: 513

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Sep 24

    Georgia Hotel Assault: Victim Rights and Security Negligence

    Georgia Hotel Assault: Victim Rights and Security Negligence
    Hotel and motel guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. By law, Georgia hotel owners have a responsibility to protect their guests from violent crime, sexual assault, and foreseeable harm. Should a hotel…
  • Sep 23

    NCPC: Take a Bite Out of Gas Station Crime

    NCPC: Take a Bite Out of Gas Station Crime
    Gas station patrons frequently stand outside their unlocked vehicles with wallets and cellphones in plain sight, making them vulnerable to criminal attacks. While gas station owners are ultimately responsible for providing a…
  • Sep 23

    Georgia Gas Station Crime Prevention and Victim Right

    Georgia Gas Station Crime Prevention and Victim Right
    Gas stations are often targets for criminal activity due to (frequently) late hours of operation, accessibility to major roadways, and vulnerable patrons. The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) warns, “the…
Rank this Week: 780

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Sep 23

    Hillary, or The Donald: A voting guide for employer

    Hillary, or The Donald: A voting guide for employer
    As our regular readers know, Employment & Labor Insider is a non-partisan blog. But with the first Presidential debate coming on Monday night, I thought it would be helpful to look at the two major presidential candidates and their…
  • Sep 22

    There’s a new Sheriff in town: The politics and pitfalls of patronage dismissals (Part 2 of 2)

    There’s a new Sheriff in town: The politics and pitfalls of patronage dismissals (Part 2 of 2)
    NOTE FROM ROBIN: This is the second and final installment in a series on the law regarding patronage dismissals in public sector employment by Damon Kitchen, head of our public sector industry group. In last week’s…
  • Sep 21

    Contractor settles with OFCCP for more than $250K

    Contractor settles with OFCCP for more than $250K
    Louise Davies is an Affirmative Action Paralegal in Constangy’s Winston-Salem, North Carolina, office. For more than 15 years, she has helped employers develop affirmative action plans and respond to audits and on-site investigations by…
Rank this Week: 559

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Massachusetts Supreme Court: Black Males May Be Justified In Fleeing From Police

    Massachusetts Supreme Court: Black Males May Be Justified In Fleeing From Police
    No, you have not accidentally stumbled upon the Georgia Criminal Law Blog, and I am not going to change my practice area just yet (though on the slow days I often think about it).  I happen to come across this case today and thought it…
  • Sep 9

    Denial Of Chapter 13 Discharge for Potential Future Debts.

    Denial Of Chapter 13 Discharge for Potential Future Debts.
    One hard and fast rule in Bankruptcy is that debts and claims are “set in stone” as of the petition date, or perhaps post-petition if added to the Chapter 13 plan.  Bankruptcy Courts and Trustees do not normally police…
  • Sep 6

    Balloon Payments Are Allowed In Chapter 13 Plans, Says Judge Carter In Middle District Of Georgia

    Balloon Payments Are Allowed In Chapter 13 Plans, Says Judge Carter In Middle District Of Georgia
    In In re Cochran, Ch. 13 Case No. 15-52314-aec, 2016 WL 4575557 (Bankr. M.D. Georgia, September 1, 2016), the primary issue was “whether a plan that calls for distributions in the form of monthly payments followed by a balloon payment…
Rank this Week: 625

Tax Trials

Tax Trials

Covers decisions and developments in federal and state taxation. By Asbury Law Firm.

http://taxtrials.com/
  • Sep 21

    Substantial Compliance Returns for the Charitable Contribution of Real Property

    Substantial Compliance Returns for the Charitable Contribution of Real Property
    In a division opinion, the U.S. Tax Court reestablished the prospect of substantial compliance for taxpayers who claim charitable contribution deductions that require an appraisal. Three partners in a LLC sold property to Arizona’s…
  • Aug 3

    IRS issues AOD on Home Mortgage Interest Deduction Debt Limit

    IRS issues AOD on Home Mortgage Interest Deduction Debt Limit
    If you happened to read our article on individual debt limitations for the home mortgage interest deduction, you may be interested to know that the IRS issued an Acquiescence on Decision last week to the Ninth Circuit’s ruling in Voss…
  • Jul 11

    Anyone for Tennis? Technical Foot Faults & the Conservation Easement Tax Deduction

    Anyone for Tennis? Technical Foot Faults & the Conservation Easement Tax Deduction
    We just wrapped up the 2016 Wimbledon fortnight. Andy Murray took the Men’s bracket while the Williams sisters are once again making news. We found the rules that govern the grass courts can be instructive in understanding the outcome…
Rank this Week: 888

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    OSHA Fights to Inspect Georgia Poultry Plant for Worker Injury Risk

    OSHA Fights to Inspect Georgia Poultry Plant for Worker Injury Risk
    The Occupational Safety & Health Administration is fighting against a federal magistrate’s ruling denying the agency a warrant that would allow it to inspect a poultry plant in Gainesville, GA for alleged worker safety violations.…
  • Sep 14

    Report: Deck Stacked Against Workers’ Compensation Claimant

    Report: Deck Stacked Against Workers’ Compensation Claimant
    Injured workers who seek remedy through the appellate process often find themselves at odds with “independent medical examiners,” explains a recent report by NBC.  Although the report focuses mainly on cases from the Bay Area…
  • Sep 4

    Velecela v. All Habitat Servs. – Emotional Distress Claim Barred by Workers’ Comp. Exclusive Remedy

    Velecela v. All Habitat Servs. – Emotional Distress Claim Barred by Workers’ Comp. Exclusive Remedy
    Survivors of those who are killed on-the-job may be entitled to workers’ compensation death benefits. Most of the time, these benefits will preclude any further claim against an employer under the workers’ compensation exclusivity…
Rank this Week: 636

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Sep 20

    I’m On Campus and I Want Food!

    I’m On Campus and I Want Food!
    Now that you are a month into the semester, you might be looking for some new dining options. You’re studying hard, spending long hours on campus, the student organization kick-offs that provide free food are dwindling, and you may be…
  • Sep 14

    Event Management System: A New Way to Host Event

    Event Management System: A New Way to Host Event
    by Veselin Simonov If you are not a part of a student organization or club – then what are you waiting for?! The College of Law has over 25 different student organizations and one of them will surely catch your eye! From constitutional…
  • Sep 8

    Tips for Tackling Your First Semester of Law School

    Tips for Tackling Your First Semester of Law School
    By Colleen Hampton The first semester of the 2016-17 school year is underway and the building is buzzing with a special kind of caffeine-induced energy.  It’s the energy that comes with a fresh crop of 1L’s. Welcome to this…
Rank this Week: 555

Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

Covers qui tam litigation, compliance measures and contractor fraud. By Finch McCranie, LLP.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 784

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers social security disability and medicaid benefits. By Lisa Smith Siegel.

http://www.georgiadisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    How a child can receive Social Security Disability Benefits?

    How a child can receive Social Security Disability Benefits?
    If you are living in a low-income household, with a child suffering from disability, you can potentially receive social security income benefits for your child. Generally, the following requirements must be met to receive government…
  • Sep 7

    Am I Eligible for Food Stamps?

    Am I Eligible for Food Stamps?
    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAPS) is a federally-funded program that assists low-income households with their meals. Anyone is eligible to apply for food stamps. Once you submit your application, in person or through the…
  • Aug 31

    What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?

    What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?
    Medicare is a federally funded program that provides medical care to senior citizens 65+ years old. Medicare is also available to disability beneficiaries who receive Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB) through Social Security.  Senior…
Rank this Week: 681

Georgia Truck Accident Attorney…

Georgia Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia truck accidents, trucking litigation, and trucking regulations. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.georgiatruckaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Negligent Maintenance Issues in Truck Crash Litigation

    Negligent Maintenance Issues in Truck Crash Litigation
    Evidence of poor maintenance over a long period of time helps jurors believe that the corporation neglected everything else about safety. The post Negligent Maintenance Issues in Truck Crash Litigation appeared first on Georgia Truck Accident…
  • Jun 16

    Truck drivers indicted in two separate 5-fatality 2015 crashes on I-16 in Georgia

    Truck drivers indicted in two separate 5-fatality 2015 crashes on I-16 in Georgia
    In the spring of 2015, there were two separate five-fatality truck crashes on I-16 in Georgia. Both were equally lethal and egregious. In both cases, there were at least indications that a truck driver fell asleep before running over a line…
  • Jun 16

    Truck drivers indicted in two separate 5-fatality 2015 crashes on I-16 in Georgia

    Truck drivers indicted in two separate 5-fatality 2015 crashes on I-16 in Georgia
    In the spring of 2015, there were two separate five-fatality truck crashes on I-16 in Georgia. Both were equally lethal and egregious. In both cases, there were at least indications that a truck driver fell asleep before running over a line…
Rank this Week: 728

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and business law. By Oinonen Law Group LLC.

http://www.goodgeorgialawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 487

Fathers' Rights

Fathers' Rights

Educates fathers going through divorce and custody cases on how to preserve their rights and maintain healthy relationships with their children. By Regina I. Edwards.

http://georgiafathersrights.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 11

    Father awarded $230,000 in divorce case

    Father awarded $230,000 in divorce case
    In Fulton County, the parties amassed nearly 1 million in legal fees arguing over custody of their child.  Our unique flat fees protect you from such exorbitant fees.Full case below:Hoard v. Beveridge, S15A1685Supreme Court of…
  • Feb 19

    Regina Edwards selected again to…

    Regina Edwards selected again to SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2016.Edwards and Associates is pleased to announce that managing partner Regina I. Edwards has again been elected to the 2016 Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in the area…
  • Apr 17

    Regina Edwards selected again to…

    Regina Edwards selected again to SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2015.Edwards & Associates is pleased to announce that managing partner Regina I. Edwards has again been elected to the 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in the area…
Rank this Week: 779

Atlanta Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law. By Van Johnson Law Firm LLC.

http://www.atlantageorgiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 7

    Trucking Accidents & Litigation

    Trucking Accidents & Litigation
    The importance of large tractor trailer trucks to the economy is no surprise.  Tractor trailer trucks are indeed, vital to commerce.  However, with the size, weight and distance traveled by these trucks, there is a significant risk…
  • Nov 7

    Trucking Accidents & Litigation

    Trucking Accidents & Litigation
    The importance of large tractor trailer trucks to the economy is no surprise.  Tractor trailer trucks are indeed, vital to commerce.  However, with the size, weight and distance traveled by these trucks, there is a significant risk…
  • Oct 15

    Defective Drugs Litigation Also Known As “Toxic Torts”

    Defective Drugs Litigation Also Known As “Toxic Torts”
    Consumers, under the law, are able to sue for damages for defective products, defective drugs, and defective medical devices, as a result of negligence or strict liability. Recovery can be based on defects in the manufacturing, inadequate…
Rank this Week: 940

Tuck the Law Dog

Tuck the Law Dog

Tuck is a legal beagle who works in a law office in Georgia. Tuck muses on animal rights, animal law, animal health, recent animal cruelty cases in all 50 states, and current events pertaining to animal rights and health (mainly dogs).

http://tuckthelawdog.wordpress.com/
  • May 25

    MEMORIAL DAY 2015

    MEMORIAL DAY 2015
    Hug a Veteran. Thank a Veteran. Be proud to be an American that upholds the freedoms in our Constitution. Do not succumb nor follow blindly those that want to take away life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Don’t allow ……
  • Dec 25

    MERRy CHRISTMAS and HAPPY HANUKKAH 2014 !

    MERRy CHRISTMAS and HAPPY HANUKKAH 2014 !
    May all my furiends and their families have a very Merry Christmas and joyous holiday season. To all the hoomans, thank you for adopting and rescuing all the dogs and cats from the Animal Shelters. It is heart-warming to know ……
  • Dec 25

    MERRy CHRISTMAS and HAPPY HANUKKAH 2014 !

    MERRy CHRISTMAS and HAPPY HANUKKAH 2014 !
    May all my furiends and their families have a very Merry Christmas and joyous holiday season. To all the hoomans, thank you for adopting and rescuing all the dogs and cats from the Animal Shelters. It is heart-warming to know ……
Rank this Week: 918

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, traumatic brain injury, and other personal injury topics. By Ragland & Jones, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe
    For most families who have already experienced the traumatic effect of having to place their loved one in a nursing home, they are too often familiar with the dangers associated with falls. Between 30% and 40% of all people over the age of…
  • Feb 9

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe
    For most families who have already experienced the traumatic effect of having to place their loved one in a nursing home, they are too often familiar with the dangers associated with falls. Between 30% and 40% of all people over the age of…
  • Jan 7

    Malnutrition in the Elderly

    Malnutrition in the Elderly
    Malnutrition is a widespread problem in most long-term care facilities. A 2013 study using the Mini Nutritional Assessment found that 60.2% of nursing home residents studied were categorized as malnourished. Another study found that 71% of…
Rank this Week: 741

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense…

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law news and cases. By Marcia G. Shein.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment
    When you are facing criminal charges of any kind, whether at the federal or state level, you are supposed to enjoy a presumption of innocence. That's the ideal. In reality, a person can suffer negative consequences of presumed guilt even...
  • Aug 21

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue
    Regardless of the organization that an officer represents, there are proper police procedures that must be followed. That is true even in arrests by officers of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the FBI or other government agencies.…
  • Aug 15

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge
    Claims under Georgia’s Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act aren’t usually associated with public school educators. Organized criminals, or mobsters as they might be depicted in Hollywood films, might be…
Rank this Week: 469

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
  • Sep 23

    Georgia Woman May Sue Doctor Following False Arrest for Prescription Abuse

    Georgia Woman May Sue Doctor Following False Arrest for Prescription Abuse
    Many medical malpractice cases involve a physician who prescribed the wrong type or dosage of medication, causing physical harm to the patient. Such negligence is obviously horrific and inexcusable. But the Georgia Court of Appeals recently…
  • Sep 17

    Georgia Court Defines “Occasional Rental” Exclusion in Homeowner’s Insurance Policy

    Georgia Court Defines “Occasional Rental” Exclusion in Homeowner’s Insurance Policy
    A homeowner’s insurance policy offers important protections for both property owners and individuals who may suffer a personal injury on the subject property. But the precise scope of coverage depends on the language of the policy. For…
  • Sep 10

    Macon Shooting Victim Allowed to Proceed With Civil Suit Against Restaurant Owner

    Macon Shooting Victim Allowed to Proceed With Civil Suit Against Restaurant Owner
    While many premises liability claims are based on the existence of a physical hazard—i.e., a customer slips and falls on a puddle of water—there are also cases in which a property owner may be liable for the criminal acts of third…
Rank this Week: 4880

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various injury and accident law topics. By Christopher Simon.

http://www.atlanta-injury-attorney-blog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Uninsured Motorist CLE Presentation

    Uninsured Motorist CLE Presentation
    Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance LawsUninsured/ Underinsured Motorist Insurance www.SIMON.law cms@simon.law Continue reading
  • Sep 6

    Supreme Court of Georgia Rules on Novel Medical Negligence Defense

    Supreme Court of Georgia Rules on Novel Medical Negligence Defense
    In 2007, the Georgia legislature adapted existing state laws concerning powers of attorney and living wills and adopted the Advance Directive Act. This Act streamlined existing state laws to make it simpler for a citizen to declare…
  • Sep 2

    Court Reverses Dismissal of Auto Accident Case Against Georgia Forestry Commission

    Court Reverses Dismissal of Auto Accident Case Against Georgia Forestry Commission
    In many of the rural parts of our state, it’s not uncommon for property owners to burn vegetation or other materials on their property. Although these burnings are regulated and are typically performed without incident, they do pose…
Rank this Week: 4254

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Will Wells Fargo Customers Get Their Day in Court?

    Will Wells Fargo Customers Get Their Day in Court?
    The news, even for the most jaded of us, was shocking:  Wells Fargo employees had created thousands of fraudulent bank accounts in their own customers’ names, without their customers’ permission or knowledge, so that…
  • Aug 31

    Does Your Own Insurance Company Owe You a Duty?

    Does Your Own Insurance Company Owe You a Duty?
    Does your own insurance company owe you a duty? The simple answer is “yes, of course.”  But for any of you who read my blog, you know when dealing with an insurance company nothing is ever simple and you should never assume…
  • Aug 8

    State Farm: LIke a Good Neighbor? Don’t Bet Your House On It

    State Farm: LIke a Good Neighbor? Don’t Bet Your House On It
             Do you believe that “Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there?”  I have previously presented plenty of evidence that the answer to that question of whether State Farm is like…
Rank this Week: 1079

The Legal Herald

The Legal Herald

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.legal-herald.com/
Rank this Week: 2722

Georgia Personal Injury Lawyer…

Georgia Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By The Dennis Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.georgiapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1133

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Katt Williams facing criminal charges in Georgia

    Katt Williams facing criminal charges in Georgia
    Most people in Georgia are familiar with Katt Williams for his long comedy career, but he recently made headlines for his personal life rather than his comedic stylings. Williams is currently facing multiple criminal charges in two different…
  • Sep 8

    Former GBI agent facing racketeering criminal charge

    Former GBI agent facing racketeering criminal charge
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation recently relieved one of its agents of her duties, which was quickly followed by her resignation. Facing criminal charges for racketeering, she spent only hours behind jail before posting her $100,000 bond.…
  • Aug 26

    Possible kill for hire results in criminal charge

    Possible kill for hire results in criminal charge
    A Georgia teenager is currently being held in police custody without the opportunity to post bond. The high school student is facing criminal charges as an adult after he allegedly tried to hire someone to kill two of his classmates...
Rank this Week: 2037

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2702

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Georgia. By Nathaniel F. Hansford, LLC.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2073

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Atlanta auto accidents, medical malpractice and premises liability issues. By Attorney Robert J. Fleming, Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Atlanta Dog Attack

    Atlanta Dog Attack
    According to a recent webmd article, dogs attack and bite over 4 million Americans every year, half of these attacks are on children between ages 5 and 9. One out of every five of those bites causes an injury that requires medical…
  • Sep 19

    Atlanta Airport Injuries on the Rise

    Atlanta Airport Injuries on the Rise
    With the holiday season approaching, we once again have detected an increase in the number of slip and falls and trip and falls in the Atlanta Hartsfield Airport and its parking lots and approaches. This is not new and it’s hardly…
  • Aug 26

    Atlanta Dental Nerve Injuries Rise Along with Implant Procedure

    Atlanta Dental Nerve Injuries Rise Along with Implant Procedure
    According to a recent article in the a respected medical journal, there is an increase in the number of dental nerve injuries following the placement of dental implants. More importantly, the genesis of the article is that this rise in the…
Rank this Week: 4410

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Sep 20

    Preventing Accidents: How to Deal with Road Rage

    Preventing Accidents: How to Deal with Road Rage
    Road rage is a major factor in American accidents, and as many as 80 percent of Americans admit that they have experienced an episode of road rage at least once over the past year. According to statistics released by the AAA Foundation for…
  • Jun 16

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?
    Sometimes, car accidents are the result of a driver having a medical emergency at the wheel. For instance, a driver who suffers a heart attack, stroke, or seizure may lose control of his or her vehicle, leading to a serious accident. In…
  • Jun 16

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?
    Sometimes, car accidents are the result of a driver having a medical emergency at the wheel. For instance, a driver who suffers a heart attack, stroke, or seizure may lose control of his or her vehicle, leading to a serious accident. In…
Rank this Week: 3724

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz of Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Even Mild Brain Injury Can Mean Long-Term Health Consequences for Children

    Even Mild Brain Injury Can Mean Long-Term Health Consequences for Children
    Children who suffer even a mild brain injury like a concussion can suffer long-term health consequences that may be evident for years after the injury. According to a new study that was conducted in Sweden, young people who have suffered even…
  • Aug 17

    Dram Shop Laws in Georgia: What You Should know

    Dram Shop Laws in Georgia: What You Should know
    In addition to the at-fault driver, it is possible to hold other people or entities responsible for injuries caused in a drunk driving accident.  Under Georgia’s dram shop laws, sellers and servers of alcohol can be sued for…
  • Aug 15

    Ignition Interlock Devices Reduce Traffic Accident Fatalities by 15%

    Ignition Interlock Devices Reduce Traffic Accident Fatalities by 15%
    Ignition interlock devices that prevent drivers who have alcohol in their systems from operating a motor vehicle can help reduce the rate of traffic accident fatalities by as much as 15%. Those are the results of a new study by researchers at…
Rank this Week: 1529

Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law. By Miller Legal Services, LLC.

http://www.mariettapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Case Arising from Low-Speed Accident on Slick Road Results in Defense Verdict

    Case Arising from Low-Speed Accident on Slick Road Results in Defense Verdict
    Earlier this month, an Alaska appellate court was asked to reverse the decision of a lower court that had determined a jury’s verdict in favor of the defense was appropriate, given the facts of the case and the standard of review.…
  • Sep 13

    Court Reverses Dismissal of Car Accident Lawsuit Filed Against On-Duty Paramedic

    Court Reverses Dismissal of Car Accident Lawsuit Filed Against On-Duty Paramedic
    One state’s appellate court recently released an opinion that reversed a lower court’s ruling to enforce the state’s medical malpractice statute of limitations against a plaintiff who was injured in a crash allegedly caused…
  • Sep 13

    Court Reverses Dismissal of Car Accident Lawsuit Filed Against On-Duty Paramedic

    Court Reverses Dismissal of Car Accident Lawsuit Filed Against On-Duty Paramedic
    One state’s appellate court recently released an opinion that reversed a lower court’s ruling to enforce the state’s medical malpractice statute of limitations against a plaintiff who was injured in a crash allegedly caused…
Rank this Week: 2701

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

Covers bankruptcy and injury law. By Holston & Huntley, LLC.

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
Rank this Week: 1881

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Covers injury cases in Atlanta.

http://www.davidvansant.com/personal-injury-blog/
  • Sep 20

    Common Reasons for Truck Accident

    Common Reasons for Truck Accident
    Accidents involving tractor trailers, 18-wheelers, and other heavy trucks can change victims’ lives in the blink of an eye. The tragedy of these accidents is worsened by the fact that, in many cases, they can – and should –…
  • Sep 13

    Motorcycle Safety Concern

    Motorcycle Safety Concern
    While motorcycles have the same rights and privileges as other vehicles on Georgia’s roads, you often wouldn’t know it from the actions of other drivers. Motorcycle safety is a significant concern, and each year more than 100…
  • Sep 7

    Van Sant Law Launches Campaign to Bring Awareness to Pokémon Go User

    Van Sant Law Launches Campaign to Bring Awareness to Pokémon Go User
    Pokémon Go is a great way to get up and get out to interact with the world. It has taken adults, teens, and even children, and turned them into Pokémon-catching junkies. While there’s nothing wrong with enjoying an app and…
Rank this Week: 2699

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Stephen M. Ozcomert.

http://blog.atlantapersonalinjurylawyer.pro/
  • Sep 19

    Georgia Court Determines Car Ownership in Disputed Auto Accident Case

    Georgia Court Determines Car Ownership in Disputed Auto Accident Case
    In most instances, determining the ownership of a vehicle in an accident is a relatively straightforward inquiry. One can look at title and registration materials and determine who is on the official paperwork for the vehicle. But what…
  • Aug 17

    Georgia Court Overturns Sovereign Immunity Defense for Negligent Actions Leading to Accident

    Georgia Court Overturns Sovereign Immunity Defense for Negligent Actions Leading to Accident
    As we have previously discussed on this website, when automobile accidents involve state actors, such as during a police car chase, governmental agencies may be immune from liability under the doctrine of sovereign immunity.  However,…
  • Jul 18

    Georgia Court Finds Insufficient Evidence of Causation in Car Accident Case

    Georgia Court Finds Insufficient Evidence of Causation in Car Accident Case
    In order to successfully bring a claim for negligence under Georgia law, the plaintiff must be able to plead and prove the following elements:  the existence of a duty of care on the part of the defendant, a breach of that duty,…
Rank this Week: 2248

Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2023

RIA Compliance Blog

RIA Compliance Blog

Covers registered investment advisor regulations. By Parker MacIntyre.

http://www.riacomplianceblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    SEC Continues Increased Focus on RIA Performance Advertising

    SEC Continues Increased Focus on RIA Performance Advertising
    The F-Squared Investments matter continues to have far-reaching consequences for those investment advisers who used F-Squared’s falsely inflated and improperly labeled backtested performance results in advertisements. As discussed…
  • Sep 7

    Court Affirms SEC’s Sanction of Investment Adviser Over Fraudulent Performance Advertising

    Court Affirms SEC’s Sanction of Investment Adviser Over Fraudulent Performance Advertising
    The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Coumbia recently denied a petition to review an order of the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) imposing sanctions against Raymond J. Lucia and investment adviser Raymond…
  • Aug 25

    FINRA Proposes Changes to Gifts and Gratuities Rule

    FINRA Proposes Changes to Gifts and Gratuities Rule
    Earlier this month, FINRA issued a regulatory notice advising that it has proposed various changes to the rules relating to gifts, gratuities and non-cash compensation.  If adopted, the proposal would amend FINRA Rule 3220 (the…
Rank this Week: 3749

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers wrongful death, insurance, and accidents. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Hollywood Propels Jeep Class Action

    Hollywood Propels Jeep Class Action
    The fatal injuries sustained by an actor, along with literally hundreds of dangerous events, have propelled the filing of class action lawsuits against Jeep carmaker, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). As the seventh largest car maker in…
  • Sep 12

    Gwinnett Kids’ Safety Going Back to School

    Gwinnett Kids’ Safety Going Back to School
    At this time of year, Gwinnett and metro Atlanta parents can rest assured that their kids are back in school and their days will be filled with learning, school work, sports and other activities. After a summer of fun and play, parents can…
  • Aug 30

    Tragic Gwinnett Accident Downs Football Favorite

    Tragic Gwinnett Accident Downs Football Favorite
    Gwinnett County was the scene of a tragic car accident on 1-85 earlier this week. Dee Dowis, a Georgia native, respected NCAA player and Heisman Trophy finalist, lost his life when, in the early morning hours Monday, his vehicle was hit by…
Rank this Week: 4790

Georgia on Two Wheels

Georgia on Two Wheels

Covers Georgia motorcycle and helmet laws. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantamotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    DUI Driver Strikes Athens, Georgia Cyclist

    DUI Driver Strikes Athens, Georgia Cyclist
    Cyclists know what it feels like to be vulnerable on the road. One of the dangers cyclists understand is the danger from the driver who does not see them or who is too impaired to avoid a bicycle crash. Because cycling has become one of the…
  • Jul 22

    Harley Davidson Brake Issues Reported

    Harley Davidson Brake Issues Reported
    Harley owners and riders love their bikes and the lovely singing pipes that cause people without turning to say … “that’s a Harley.” Some say that having louder pipes might make caged drivers notice you and that is…
  • Jul 22

    Harley Davidson Brake Issues Reported

    Harley Davidson Brake Issues Reported
    Harley owners and riders love their bikes and the lovely singing pipes that cause people without turning to say … “that’s a Harley.” Some say that having louder pipes might make caged drivers notice you and that is…
Rank this Week: 3911

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
  • Sep 16

    Medical Records are admissible without a witness in a Georgia DUI

    Medical Records are admissible without a witness in a Georgia DUI
     On February 16, 2016 in Samuels v. State, 335 Ga. App. 819, 783 SE2d 344 (2016), the Georgia Court of Appeals medical records may be admitted into evidence without a testifying witness including diagnoses and medical opinions as…
  • Sep 13

    State v Tittle - Exercising your Constitutional Rights equals Guilty Knowledge

    State v Tittle - Exercising your Constitutional Rights equals Guilty Knowledge
      On February 5, 2016, the Georgia Court of Appeals issued its opinion in State v. Tittle, 335 Ga. App. 558, 782 SE2d 487 (2016).  In what has become just another DUI "Other Acts" f/k/a "Similar Transactions" case where a Defendant…
  • Aug 28

    Spoone v. State - Mother consented to warrantless entry in son's DUI investigation

    Spoone v. State - Mother consented to warrantless entry in son's DUI investigation
    In Spoone v State, 335 Ga. App. 816, 783 SE2d 342 (2016), the Georgia Court of Appeals found that a mother gave consent for police to make a warrantless entry into her house to investigate her adult son who lived in her basement after poilce…
Rank this Week: 1785

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car collisions and Georgia personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Kevin C. Ford.

http://www.atlantapersonalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Can Your Fitbit Make or Break Your Auto Accident Case?

    Can Your Fitbit Make or Break Your Auto Accident Case?
    Worried that your fitbit may be used against you in a situation where you are injured in an accident? Fitbits are technological devices that are readily available in the market and are crafted to track your physical activities that may range…
  • Jul 7

    Do Men and Women Lie About Texting and Driving

    Do Men and Women Lie About Texting and Driving
    Is technology a blessing or a curse? There’s a terrifying realization that every moment over 1,000,000 Americans are using their phone or other electronic devices while driving. Texting and driving has become extremely rampant. Look…
  • Jun 30

    Atlanta: 184th Worst Drivers in the United State

    Atlanta: 184th Worst Drivers in the United State
    Allstate Insurance recently completed an analysis of the best drivers in America by reviewing the frequency of property damage caused by drivers insured by Allstate from 2013-2014.  The analysis and conclusions were published in a report…
Rank this Week: 3703

Entertainment Attorney Blog

Entertainment Attorney Blog

Covers entertainment and intellectual property law. By Mark A. Baker Law, LLC.

http://www.entertainmentattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 13

    Talent Agreements for Reality TV Series – There’s A Hefty Price To Pay

    Talent Agreements for Reality TV Series – There’s A Hefty Price To Pay
    Everybody wants to be the Next Big Thing. Right? The Voice, American Idol, Rap Wars. The Network chose you, from millions of potential contestants, to appear in this season’s series. That’s flattering. Right? Your appearance on…
  • May 20

    More Tips for the Traveling Musician

    More Tips for the Traveling Musician
    A few months back, we wrote of the challenges of traveling with a musical instrument. Since then, we received a request to publish a guest blog post, which, as you may imagine, had a commercial motivation: you see, the Flight Case Company, an…
  • May 20

    More Tips for the Traveling Musician

    More Tips for the Traveling Musician
    A few months back, we wrote of the challenges of traveling with a musical instrument. Since then, we received a request to publish a guest blog post, which, as you may imagine, had a commercial motivation: you see, the Flight Case Company, an…
Rank this Week: 2133